County of Zadar - General informations
Based on a three thousand year old tradition, the Zadar region has evolved to take up 14% of the total territory of the Republic of Croatia, and around 12% of the territorial sea, with as many islands as there are days in the year plus an islands' surface area of approximately 580 km square. Just offshore of the 1200 km long coast, most indented coastline in the Mediterranean, there is an array of four strings of islands beginning with the largest: Pag, Dugi Otok, Ugljan, Pašman, leading to the smaller ones: Silba, Molat, Olib, Premuda, Iž, Vrgada, Sestrunj.
Length of Shoreline:1.300 km including the islands
Population:162.045, with 72.717 residents in the city of Zadar, the heart of the County.
Climate:Coastal area and islands - Mediterranean Velebit - Mountainous
- 1st January
- Easter Monday
- 1st May
- 30th May
- 22nd June
- 5th August
- 15th August
- 1st November
- 25th and 26th December
Currency: Kuna (1 Kuna = 100 Lipa). There are coins in the amount of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Lipa, and 1, 2, 5 and 25 Kuna and banknotes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Kuna.